Prashar Lake Trek Guide | Best Trek in Himachal Pradesh | Travomania
Prashar Lake Trek located in the state of Himachal Pradesh is known for being the spectacular abode of some of the most excellent trekking routes in the country. One such picturesque treks lead you through the hills of the district of Mandi to arrive at the stunning oval-shaped lake set at a high altitude basin located at a height of about 9000 feet above sea level.
The lake is a neighbor is a beautiful temple dedicated to the sage Prashar who used to meditate by this ancient lake, and after whom the lake was called Prashar Lake. From the vantage point where the lake is located, you can see as far as the Pass Rohtang, and mountains of Kinnaur and Shimla. And although the trek is just 7km one way, it is a tough and strenuous one. You can do activities like camping, photography, sightseeing, trekking, stargazing in the Parashar lake.
Prashar Lake Trek – Kishna Camps
Prashar Lake trek is organized by Kishna Camps. This company having experience of 20 years in organizing best trekking and camping in Himachal Pradesh. Also offering some adventure activities like Paragliding, river rafting. Kishna Camp is one of the popular trek organizers in Mandi. They have a team of professional trekkers.
About Prashar Lake Trek
Start by arriving in Delhi and get transferred to Mandi, then their Trek Representative will come to receive and he will drive you to Baggi village, which is the start point of the trek, Prashar Lake trek is the trek which divided into three patches.
1. Rocky Patch2. Dense Forest Patch3. Snow Patch in Winter and Grassy Patch in the Summer and Rainy Season.
You will take packed lunch with you on your trek to Prashar Lake. After arrival at the lake, take a short walk forward to your campsite where you will enjoy bonfire night or you can enjoy music or party games or dance if you like and filling dinner before you go to sleep in your comfy tents
Wake up the next day and take your breakfast before trekking back to Baggi Village to end your tour with a transfer to Mandi. By Mandi you will get Volvo bus it will drive you to Delhi.
Day 1 – Arrive in Delhi | Boarding Point – Majnu Ka Tila
The tour starts with reaching Delhi. In the evening you need to go to the boarding point of Volvo Bus, and the Volvo bus will drop you the next day to Mandi.
Day 2 – Arrive in Mandi | Prashar Lake Trek
You will reach early morning in Mandi, where you will meet Trek representative. He will take you to Baggi village which is the base village for the trek.
After having morning breakfast on your own and carrying packed lunch, start the 9 KM trek to Lake Prashar. You will reach your destination by late afternoon. Spend some time at the beautiful lake before taking a short hike to the campsite nearby.
Check-in and enjoy the evening with an amazing dinner and bonfire, before you decide to settle in for the night. And if you wish, you can stay up a little late to watch the stars in the stunning night sky. Prashar lake is known for the best stargazing place in Himachal. You can see clear sky and lots of shining stars. There you will feel the best vibes. This is incredible!
Day 3 – Return to Mandi
Watch a beautiful sunrise at Prashar Lake before taking your breakfast. Later you can visit Prashar Temple and lake. Click stunning pictures of the temple and lake. Check out of the camps and trek back to base village especially the route between Prashar lake to Baggi village is so amazing. Traveling from the narrow curvy roads and you can see an astonishing top view of the mountains and pine tree forest. This is so fulfilling. From Baggi village you will be transferred to Mandi to end the trip where you will get Volvo Bus it will drive you next day to Delhi.
Things To Carry for Prashar Lake Trek
Backpack (30-40 ltr)
Water Bottle, LED Torch
Dress in Layers – Warm Fleece, Waterproof Wind Cheater, Head Cap
Preferable Mid Ankle Shoes with Good Grip
Sun Caps, Sunscreen lotion (SPF 40+)
SunGlasses it should be U/V Protected
Toilet Kit, Prescribed Medicines – If any
ID proof, Powerbank
Energy Bar, Chocolate
Prefer Quechua Trekking Shoes and Backpack.
Kishna Camps organize these itineraries of 3 days which is mentioned above.
Travomania wanderers will provide you detailed information about how to pack your backpack for Prashar lake trekking.
Kishna Camps Offers
Stay – Stay in an eco campsite.
Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea, and snacks during the trek or in camp, and Bonfire.
Arrangements for freshening up & Change in Baggi
Services of Mountain Guide
Tent Pitching Demo ( For Groups)
Camping Gear with Warm arrangements
Pick up & drop – Sharing Basis
Advice for Solo Trekkers
Those trekkers who doing trek alone this advice for them only. If you are a solo trekker then go to Baggi village pack your two days food with you. Download trek maps its essential. Start your trek earlier you will meet fellow trekkers also during the trek. Also, you will meet some Himachali villagers. They will give you advice about the direction. Between 11 O’ clock morning you will get an HRTC bus from Prashar Lake temple. It will drop you to Mandi, If you want to do a trek down then do it earlier. Once you reach Baggi village you can take the same bus and it will drop you to Mandi.
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